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We spent our first 100 years
solving social issues
with our people and technologies.

Let us introduce our footprints
of 100 years.

Challenge

Our Solution

Value

Komatsu Milestones

As we take on each challenge
of the times,

we developed each solution.

1955

Challenge

Requests
from
foreign government.

Our Solution

Exported our products
for the first time
(motor graders
to Argentina)

Value

Contributed to infrastructure
development abroad
with Japan’s technologies.

1967

Challenge

Improvement
of overseas sales
and service operations.

Our Solution

Established
N.V. Komatsu Europe S.A.
in 1967
and Komatsu America Corp.
in 1970.

Value

Built overseas
distributors networks
and achieved the provision
of global quality.

1975

Challenge

Establishment
of overseas
production operation

Our Solution

Commenced
the production
of D50A bulldozers
in Brazil.

Value

Made contributions
to growth
of local communities
through
human resource development
and employment.

For the next 100 years,
we will keep creating ideal workplaces.

However,
we know our limitations.

With many partners,
we will take on new challenges.
That should be very exciting,
as the times begin to move forward
for a new horizon.

Let’s come together
to create the future.

Message

Message from the president:
“On the occasion of our 100th anniversary”

All thanks to the support from each of our stakeholders, such as customers, shareholders, distributors, suppliers, and business partners, we are celebrating our 100th anniversary in 2021. I would like to extend our cordial appreciation to them all.

Since its establishment in Komatsu City, Ishikawa Prefecture, Komatsu has worked to maximize its corporate value, i.e., the sum total of the trust given to it by all its stakeholders, as it has remained to commit to Quality and Reliability.

Towards the next 100 years, we will create value through manufacturing and technology innovation to empower a sustainable future where businesses, people, and our planet thrive together.
As we look forward, I would like to ask all our stakeholders for their continued support.

President and CEO Hiroyuki Ogawa

Komatsu Ltd.
President and CEO,
Hiroyuki Ogawa
President and CEO Hiroyuki Ogawa

Special Movie

100th anniversary commemorative movies

“Komatsu future 203X” describes the future that
we are working for by creating novel values.
“Creating value together” tells about our business
principles through a story from the foundation to the
present.
We hope you will enjoy these two movies.

Komatsu future 203X
“Komatsu future 203X”
Creating value together
“Creating value together”

One World One Komatsu

On the occasion of our 100th anniversary, we have
begun this 100th anniversary social contribution
project designed for all Komatsu Group employees
to participate in from around the world.

On the occasion of our 100th anniversary, we have
begun this 100th anniversary social contribution
project designed for all
Komatsu Group employees
to participate in from around the world under the
theme of environmental protection.
To ensure the
sustainability of Mother Earth, all of us are coming
together as one committed team.

History

Continuous footprints of 100 years
with customers and society

In this section, we are proud to introduce our
footprints of 100 years,
continuously taking up
different challenges of the times and creating novel
values for customers and society,
as we have always
walked the passage of time with customers and society.

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